Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of next weeks conference, speaker Reid Rasmussen talks about new employee needs that are likely to erupt in the coming years and how brokers might be able to create an opportunity out of them.
Benefit advisers and employers should follow these suggestions from Mercer on ways to make open enrollment 2015 successful for companies and employers alike.
For some employer groups, setting high standards starts with hiring the right people, and from Manchester United Foundations mindset, as one of the most popular and successful sports teams on Earth, strong leadership and culture is imperative to high performance among employees.
Employees are increasingly dissatisfied with their benefits, and therefore dissatisfied with their employers, but new research shows better benefits education can help.
Founded by his father on the principle of specialty servicing in 1956, Mike Lewers business model is set to distinguish his brokerage team with post-ACA success for years to come.
Road to Workplace Benefits Mania: Ahead of the July conference, speaker Harry Gottlieb discusses the need for stronger benefits communication including the problems that arise when its not present, and how to fix this crucial element for the benefit of your clients employees.
An increase in the offering of consumer-driven health care products has not translated into increased understanding on the part of consumers exposing a need for more assistance from benefit professionals and educational tools.
As media interest in health insurance exchanges decreases over time, the insurance industry may need to develop more effective communications to reach the uninsured.
A recent increase in formations of employee stock ownership plans, known as ESOPs, has put the spotlight on the combined employee benefit and small business management succession tool that has been in existence since 1956.
If it smells like a benefit plan, you likely have to follow ERISA, said one speaker at the National Association of Health Underwriters annual convention in Scottsdale, Ariz. Here are some general tips benefit advisers need to know about complying with this law, for your clients and their employees alike.
A significant divide exists between the open enrollment tactics employees find helpful and those that employers actually provide. For instance, 94% percent of employers agree that one-on-one, in-person meetings are an effective tactic to engage employees, but less than half implement it.
One speaker at the National Association for Health Underwriters annual conference Monday provided suggestions for brokers to protect their businesses, as well as increase referrals, when enrolling individuals and small businesses on the public marketplaces.
According to one 401(k) experts poll, employees need to be saving 20% of their earnings for retirement. How they get there is where you come in.
Blogger Mark Gaunya breaks down these concepts as they relate to client and prospect relationships in today's ever-changing business world. Follow his principles and tips for improving in these areas.
Early health plan rate filings for 2015 signal premium rate hikes that could force individuals to consider switching plans. Confused consumers will be looking for help from benefit brokers and agents well-versed in plan options.